There are 6 ways to get from Tampa to Cleveland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Tampa to Cleveland  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Cleveland (CLE) TPA - CLE

$125 - $555

5 alternative options

Bus to Orlando, fly to Cleveland  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Cleveland (CLE) MCO - CLE

$174 - $441

Fly Tampa to Columbus, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Columbus (CMH) TPA - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh

$153 - $457

Bus  •  30 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh

$138 - $352

Train  •  32 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Washington Union Station Silver Star
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited

$202 - $583

Drive  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Cleveland 1101.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Cleveland is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Cleveland is to fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at Cleveland, Oh via Orlando, Fl, Jacksonville, Fl and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampa to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Tampa Amtrak and arriving at Cleveland Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 59 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Cleveland is 943 miles. The road distance is 1101.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Cleveland without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 44 min and costs $130 - $360.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Tampa to Cleveland, including transfers.

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Tampa to Cleveland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tampa, Fl station.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 942.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines and four other airlines fly from Tampa to Cleveland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampa to Cleveland via Orlando, Fl, Jacksonville, Fl, and Columbus, Oh in around 30 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Tampa to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Columbus via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Tampa to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tampa to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Washington Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220

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